Afghan Biographies

Akhund, Mohammad Nasir Mullah


Name Akhund, Mohammad Nasir Mullah
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth
Function/Grade Minister of Finance acting
History and Biodata

1. Previous Ministers of Finance:
Hedayat Arsala (2001-2002),
Ashraf Ghani (2002-2004),
Dr. Anwar-ul Haq Ahadi Ahady (2004-2009),
Dr. Hazrat Omar Zakhelwal Zakhilwal (20090207- ) confirmed for second term by Wolesi Jirga (20100103),
Dr. Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal Acting Minister of Finance and Adviser on Economic Affairs (20140930)
acting Minister of Finance Mohammad Mustafa Mastoor (20141212)
Ahmad Eklil Hakimi (20150127-20180627) 20161113 survived vote of no confidence) stepped down (20180626)
Dr. Humayoun Qayoumi (20180717, 20190714, 20200331) nominated and acting
Abdul Hadi Arghandiwal (20200331, 20201121 sacked 20210123)
Khalid Painda Khalid Payenda Khaled Payenda (20210123) appointed and acting (20210809)
Alam Shah Ibrahimi, deputy Minister of Customs, acting (20210810)
Gul Agha Ishaqzai (20210826)
Mullah Hayatullah Badri Mullah Hedayatullah Badri acting aka
Gul Agha Ishakzai (20210907)
Haji Mullah Mohammad Nasir acting (20230529)

Deputy Minister:
Deputy Minister Abdul Salam Rahimi (2002-2004 resigned after Ashraf Ghani left the Ministry of Finance)
Deputy Minister Finance: Dr Mohammad Mustafa Mastoor , Mustaf Mastur (20091130, 20120516),
Khalid Payenda Khaled Payenda (20180110, 20180327)
Zahid Hamdard Mohammad Zahid "Hamdard" (20191124, 20200806)
Abdul Habib Zadran (20210519)

  • Mullah Nasser Akhund, Mullah Mohammad Nasir Akhund, deputy minister of finance (20211122)

Deputy Minister Custom and Revenue:
Gul Maqsood Saqib (20091130), Said Mubin Shah,  (20100731) Gul Maqsood Sabit appointed second time (20130317) Abdullah Raqibi (20190210)
Najibullah Wardak (20170926, 201800812)
Abdulah " Raqibi"  (20200806)
Alim Shah Ibrahim (20210519)

Mullah Abdul Qahir Idris, former Deputy Minister of Energy at the Ministry of Water and Energy,  Deputy Minister of Revenue and Customs at the Ministry of Finance (20230529)

Deputy Minister Administration and Finance:
Abdul Razique Samadi, (20091130),
Eng. Mohammad Jamizada (20110328)

Haji Abdul Qadeer Ahmad, former second vice president of Da Bank Afghanistan, Deputy in charge of financial and administrative affairs at the Ministry of Finance (20230529)

Deputy Minister for Policy at the Ministry of Finance:
Mrs. Naheed Sarabi Nahid Sarabi (20191124, 20200806)
Nazir Kabiri ( 2021, 2022)

Eng. Sultan Mohammad Zubir has been appointed as the Deputy Finance Minister in Policy (20231104)

Spokesman for the Ministry of Finance:
Shamroz Khan Masjidi (20200331)
Ahmad Wali Haqmal (20230322)

 

Adviser to the Minister of Finance:
Najibullah Manalai (20110428)
Khalid Payenda, Khalid Painda, Senior Adviser; Economist World Bank; Lecturer Kardan Institute;  (2011, 20170927)

Aziz Shams (20110326)
Wahid Tawhidi (20121231)
Ajmal Hamid Abdul Rahimzai, Ajmal Abdulrahimzai (20160621, 20171214)

Head of the Insurance Affairs Department at the ministry of finance:
Fazl Bari Mumtaz (20130108)
General director for implementing policy and programs of Finance Ministry:
Ameen Habibi (20131223)
Director of the Treasury at the Ministry of Finance:
Noor Aqa Kohistani (20141108, 20150301)
Treasury chief Alhaj Mohammad Aqa (20160509)
acting
Director of the revenues department: 
Najeebullah Ahmadzai (20150203)
Director-General of Revenue Department:
Mrs. Amina Ahmadi (20200115)

Director, Enforcement, Customs, Afghan Customs Department, Ministry of Finance:

Jamal Hashemi (20130228)
Mohammad Khalil Salehzada, (20201101) head of Customs Department of Ministry of Finance
Deputy head of customs in the Ministry of Finance: 
Najibullah Manalai (20171202)
Alam Shah Ibrahimi, deputy minister of finance for customs acting Minister of Finance (20210810)
Deputy Director Income:
Najibullah Wardak (20180509)

Chairman / Head of the Ministry of Finance Tax Dispute Resolution Board (TDRB):
Abdul Zahoor Mehran (2015, 13/7/1398) dismissed without reason
Mohammad Umar Momand (20200603)

The Ministry of Finance's office director and the director of state-owned companies SOE:
Director fired (20200
Abdul Hameed Akhundzada, general director of state enterprises of the finance ministry (20221023)
Dagma Metal Sales Committee dissolution (20200806)

Three core functional areas of the Ministry of Finance (MoF)—revenue, customs, and treasury and budget—are to be carved out as independent units, reporting directly to the President’s Office (via the Administrative Affairs Office of the President), completely bypassing the minister of finance and deputy minister. (20200219) The acting minister of finance Abdul Hadi Arghandiwal on Monday April 6, 2020 said that President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai has issued a new decree, reversing the previously taken decision to dismember the ministry of finance.


Deputy Minister Abdul Salam Rahimi (2002-2004 resigned after Ashraf Ghani left the Ministry of Finance)
Deputy Minister Finance: Dr Mohammad Mustafa Mastoor , Mustaf Mastur (20091130, 20120516),
Khalid Payenda Khaled Payenda (20180110, 20180327)
Zahid Hamdard Mohammad Zahid "Hamdard" (20191124, 20200806)
Abdul Habib Zadran (20210519)
Deputy Minister Custom and Revenue:
Gul Maqsood Saqib (20091130), Said Mubin Shah,  (20100731) Gul Maqsood Sabit appointed second time (20130317) Abdullah Raqibi (20190210)
Najibullah Wardak (20170926, 201800812)
Abdulah " Raqibi"  (20200806)
Alim Shah Ibrahim (20210519)

Deputy Minister Administration and Finance:
Abdul Razique Samadi, (20091130),
Eng. Mohammad Jamizada (20110328)

Mufti Abdul Samad has been appointed as the Deputy Administrative Finance Minister (20231104)

Deputy Minister for Policy at the Ministry of Finance:
Mrs. Naheed Sarabi Nahid Sarabi (20191124, 20200806)

Spokesman for the Ministry of Finance:
Shamroz Khan Masjidi (20200331)

 

Adviser to the Minister of Finance:
Najibullah Manalai (20110428)
Khalid Payenda, Khalid Painda, Senior Adviser; Economist World Bank; Lecturer Kardan Institute;  (2011, 20170927)

Aziz Shams (20110326)
Wahid Tawhidi (20121231)
Ajmal Hamid Abdul Rahimzai, Ajmal Abdulrahimzai (20160621, 20171214)

Head of the Insurance Affairs Department at the ministry of finance:
Fazl Bari Mumtaz (20130108)
General director for implementing policy and programs of Finance Ministry:
Ameen Habibi (20131223)
Director of the Treasury at the Ministry of Finance:
Noor Aqa Kohistani (20141108, 20150301)
Treasury chief Alhaj Mohammad Aqa (20160509)
acting
Director of the revenues department: 
Najeebullah Ahmadzai (20150203)
Director-General of Revenue Department:
Mrs. Amina Ahmadi (20200115)

Director, Enforcement, Customs, Afghan Customs Department, Ministry of Finance:

Jamal Hashemi (20130228)
Mohammad Khalil Salehzada, (20201101) head of Customs Department of Ministry of Finance
Deputy head of customs in the Ministry of Finance: 
Najibullah Manalai (20171202)
Alam Shah Ibrahimi, deputy minister of finance for customs acting Minister of Finance (20210810)
Deputy Director Income:
Najibullah Wardak (20180509)

Chairman / Head of the Ministry of Finance Tax Dispute Resolution Board (TDRB):
Abdul Zahoor Mehran (2015, 13/7/1398) dismissed without reason
Mohammad Umar Momand (20200603)

The Ministry of Finance's office director and the director of state-owned companies SOE:
Director fired (20200
Dagma Metal Sales Committee dissolution (20200806)

Three core functional areas of the Ministry of Finance (MoF)—revenue, customs, and treasury and budget—are to be carved out as independent units, reporting directly to the President’s Office (via the Administrative Affairs Office of the President), completely bypassing the minister of finance and deputy minister. (20200219) The acting minister of finance Abdul Hadi Arghandiwal on Monday April 6, 2020 said that President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai has issued a new decree, reversing the previously taken decision to dismember the ministry of finance.

2. Previous Function:

Deputy Minister of Finance
(20211122)
Minister of Finance acting (20230529)

3. Biodata:

Haji Mullah Nasir Akhund

Last Modified 2023-11-05
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